Bella J. Lexso

BRISTOLVILLE – Bella Jean Lexso, 83, of Bristolville, passed away Monday, May 26, 2014, at the Oaks at Bethesda in Zanesville, Muskingum County.

She was born Feb. 7, 1931, in Marietta, a daughter of the late Clarence B. and Lucie P. Linger Liddle.

She was a graduate of Bloomfield High School and was employed as a waitress at Wayside Restaurant for many years.

Bella was a member of Bristolville Church of the Brethren and enjoyed singing with her family and playing country music on the guitar. Bella also liked to quilt and go bowling.

She is survived by her three sons, James (Desi) Lexso of Farmington, Joseph Lexso of Champion, and John Lexso of Southington, and her daughter, Jodi Lintz of Zanesville. Bella also leaves behind 14 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, and her sister, Dorcas Kail of Orwell.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Floyd Liddle.

Friends may call from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, with Pastor Fred Keener will officiating.

Interment will be in Sager Memorial Cemetery, Bristolville.

The family requests that material contributions be made to the Bristolville Church of the Brethren, 6400 Thompson Clark Road N.W., Bristolville, OH 44402, in her memory.

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